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Watercolor Project

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Lead your class into watercolor with a well-sequenced plan. Pupils learn about famous watercolorists Winslow Homer and Georgia O'Keeffe and take notes on a presentation about these artists and watercolor techniques. After a teacher...
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Name Patterns

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Here is a fun, colorful, and engaging art project that is sure to get your kids excited! They make a piece of art using watercolor paints, and by making a design out of the letters of their first name. This would be a fantasti art...
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A Bug's Life

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Look at life from a bug's perspective, and create a wonderful image based on what you think it sees. Learners use the crayon resist painting technique to draw and paint and picture of a bug's world from its point of view. Tip: This would...
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Learning to Resist: Watercolor

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Consider wax resist drawings as a way to bridge art and science. Learners view, discuss, and practice drawing insects or animals using waxy crayons. They pay attention to the creature's features as they create images with watercolor and...
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Blick Liquid Watercolor

For Teachers K - 12th
Introduce this abstract art to your class; they must chose ordinary classroom objects and shapes to paint with watercolors. The overlapping effect will create a fun, abstract piece of art!
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Koi Pond

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Create this beautiful koi pond scene using watercolor paper, crayons, and paints. This would be a fantastic project to link to a scientific study of pond life or a historical study of Japanese culture.
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Raindrops Keep Falling on my Art

For Teachers K - 3rd
Kids may be a little resistant to this rainy day idea, but it could produce some amazing art. They paint a watercolor picture of anything they like. When they are done, they take their paintings outside and let the rain work its magic!...
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Tigers of Wrath: Watercolors by Walton Ford

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students analyze a watercolor painting. In this art appreciation instructional activity, students examine the piece "Falling Bough" by Walton Ford. This instructional activity includes discussion questions and two related activities.
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Tansai Sumi Painting

For Teachers 1st
First graders study Japanese art and apply the technique of Tansai Sumi (lightly colored) to create individual works of art. Painting, design, lines, and drawing techniques are covered in this 1st grade lesson plan.
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D¿rer Watercolor - Patterns and Texture

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students create watercolor paintings using their knowledge of elements of design, value, and texture, discuss concept of art reflecting time and place, review art-related vocabulary, and reflect on their work.
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Eric Carle Collage

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students gain appreciation for the work of Eric Carle. They speculate about a work of art, what materials, techniques and skills were used. They study Carle's work to determine how he did it and explore various water color techniques.
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Talking With the Animals

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Young scholars simulate a conversation with an animal. Using watercolors and markers, they draw a picture of their favorite animal. Students imagine a conversation with their animals about their thoughts and feelings.
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Getting to Know Your Flat Brush

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students investigate different art tools. In this art tools lesson, students examine the flat brush. Students explore the effects that can be created with this tool.
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Watercolor Easter Eggs

For Teachers K - 5th
Students complete an art project.  In this Easter lesson, students use coffee filters to create large Easter eggs, decorate them with magic markers and then dip in water to create a stained glass effect.
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Paint a Wet-Into-Wet Watercolor

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
Students demonstrate the technique of painting wet-into-wet. In this painting activity, students create colors to paint with by mixing two or more colors together. Students use water color to create various images.
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Bearden Art-Making Workshop

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students are able to create their own collages using some of the same kinds of images and materials Bearden used. They put to use some of the Bearden techniques they observed in the reproduction/slide lecture and explore to...
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Flowers, Flowers, Flowers...A Visit with Georgia O'Keeffe

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students analyze, discuss, and research Georgia O'Keeffe and her flower paintings. They select a flower to paint and create a watercolor painting in the style of Georgia O'Keeffe. Students compose a poem describing their painting.
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Rainy Day Watercolor

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders create a street scene using street pictures for reference. students explore symmetry using watercolors. Students use art mediums to explore the mathematical concept of symmetry.
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Andy Warhol Images

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create images that resemble the manner of Andy Warhol. They also explore the expressive qualities of color, apply their knowledge of watercolors and explain the visual arts in relation to history and cultures.
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Van Gogh in the First Grade

For Teachers 1st
First graders design projects based on work of Van Gogh.  In this Van Gogh arts lesson, 1st graders review and and model artwork prior to creating their own landscape project in watercolor.  
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Watercolor Experimentation

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Students create watercolors. In this art lesson, students allow music to inspire them to create a watercolor painting that reflects the beat patterns they hear.
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Andy Warhol

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students study background information about Andy Warhol and his works of popular culture. They use watercolors to paint an image that was created in style of an Andy Warhol print using a digital camera. They discuss their artwork in...
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For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore realism through drawing techniques to create 3D drawing on a 2D surface. They review steps of drawing and vocabulary and develop eye hand coordination while creating their own sketch. Upon completion of sketch students...
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A Chance of a Life Time

For Teachers K - 4th
Students view and discuss the painting A Narrow Escape, by Alfred Jacob Miller. They write their own narrative about a time they were either scared or frightened. They make sketches of that time and choose one to paint using watercolor.